Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.Helen Luke
We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.Thucydides
Good men must be affectionate men.Samuel Richardson
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.Katharine Whitehorn
You try to give away what you want yourself.Lois McMaster Bujold
The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.Thomas Carlyle
Care and diligence bring luck.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.